Five players including Jack Abraham from Southern Miss, Malcolm Perry from Navy, Warren Jackson from Colorado State, Drake Spears from Western Michan, and Brandon Talton from Nevada have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Oct. 14th, 2019 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five schools.
The honorees are listed here with their achievements and their school, position, class, and hometown.
Jack Abraham, QB, Southern Miss, Oxford, Miss.
Abraham threw for over 400 yards for the third time in his career, and the second time this season, as he completed 29-of-36 passes for 421 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions in a 45-27 victory over North Texas. He also added a rushing score while helping the Golden Eagles generate 563 yards of total offense. Abraham’s pass plays included completions of 72, 59 and 59 yards and at one point, he completed six consecutive passes for double-digit yards. The Oxford, Mississippi, native recorded eight-straight completions to start the game and had strings of seven catches two more times during the affair. The 421 passing yards is the sixth-highest total in school history and the seventh time the Golden Eagles have had a QB throw for over 400 yards in a contest.
Malcolm Perry, QB, Navy, Sr., Clarksville, Tenn.
Perry rushed for 218 yards and three touchdowns on 20 attempts to lead Navy in a 45-17 win at Tulsa. Perry averaged 10.9 yards per carry and scored on touchdown runs of 29, 35 and 3 yards as Navy scored 28 consecutive first-half points. It was Perry’s fourth career game with 200 rushing yards, tying for the second-most in school history.
Warren Jackson, WR, Colorado State, Jr., Mission Hills, Calif.
Jackson hauled in nine receptions for a career-best 214 yards and two touchdowns in a victory over New Mexico. The two touchdown catches were for 87 and 26 yards. The 87-yard catch was a career best and the longest reception by a Mountain West pass-catcher this season.
Drake Spears. LB, Western Michigan, Sr., Aurora, Ill.
Spears led with seven tackles and one interception returned for a touchdown in a 38-16 win over Western Michigan. Spears intercepted Miami quarterback Brett Gabbert and returned it 74 yards for a touchdown to take a 7-6 advantage in the first half. Spears was part of a defensive effort that limited Miami to just 127 yards in the second half.
Brandon Talton, PK, Nevada, Fr., Vacaville, Calif.
Talton scored 11 points in Nevada’s 41-38 victory over San José State’s. He was a perfect two-for-two on field goals, including the game-winning 40-yarder as time expired. This was his second game-winning kick on the season.
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